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Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

"You've Got to Lose a Lot of Fairs Before You Win a Grammy..."

“My town’s about three hours from Memphis, and about three hours from Nashville,” Ritter says of Cape Gerado, Missouri. “So we’re kind of in this whole little triangle.” That location worked to her advantage— she often performed at fairs and community events once the music bug took hold...
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Friday, July 27th, 2018

Up Close and Personal with the Beachcomber Music Award Winning Percussionist *Among Other Things*

Notably, he is part of Season Ammons’ regular backing band and was a featured player on The Wide Open’s album. “I think it was almost two years ago, I went to Wimberley, Texas, and recorded The Wide Open, which was Allen Rayfield and Season Ammons...
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Friday, July 13th, 2018

By Nikki Hedrick

Ten albums in around 20 years is nothing to sneeze at, but Badwater downplays the importance. “I mean, I just learned how to play guitar 15 years ago, but I was still doing music before that. I went to Florida State. I partied. I had a band. But it’s number 10, and this one took me three years to make..."
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Friday, June 29th, 2018

Playing Live at AJ's Destin Tuesday, July 3

“I always say it’s immaculate conception, ‘cause it just came to me one time—the idea for the Cleverlys faux family band from the Ozarks. To be traditionalists in the bluegrass industry, but they play pop and hiphop music..."
Dining Reviews
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Thursday, June 7th, 2018

By Nikki Hedrick

When it comes to eating out, I’m guilty of landing in a slump—stuffing my face with the same options in the same predictable places. So although I’m including my favorites, I also sought out the opinions of my lovely Facebook friends. If I missed your favorite spot...
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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

By Nikki Hedrick

When it comes to the changes Becton has witnessed in the area’s music scene, he mostly focuses on how things that were once taboo are now accepted by the mainstream. “When I started out with my first band Myth, we were a garage band that played Ozzy, Dio, Whitesnake and Ratt,” he says...